Programs to help you grow your venture.

Explore

Explore

You’re curious about entrepreneurship and would like to learn more about this career path. You may have a business or social enterprise idea (or want to find one!). You’re ready to explore the possibilities through introductory workshops.

Commitment

  • Attendance at workshops/networking events
  • Regular updates and progress on your idea
  • Completion of project work associated with introductory workshop
  • Collaboration with entrepreneur community

Benefits

  • General workshops and events
  • Hub resources and member socials (Huddles)
  • Group advising
  • EDGE’s online community
  • Membership in a supportive community of entrepreneurs
  • Notify Me  
Leap

Leap

Our Leap program is perfect if you’re working on a defined business or social enterprise idea and you’re looking for mentorship, training and networking with a community of like-minded people. Leap Startup League runs in collaboration with ICUBE to kickstart your venture. Successful applicants are accepted into both EDGE’s Leap Program and ICUBE’s Start Up Program.

 Commitment

  • Attendance at workshops/networking events
  • Monthly advisor meetings
  • Regular updates and progress on your venture
  • Completion of Leap Labs and associated worksheets 
  • Collaboration with entrepreneur community

 Benefits

  • All benefits available to Explore members plus:
  • Individual advising
  • Coaching network by request
  • Notify Me  
Rise

Rise

You have a solid foundation and are ready to rise to new heights. You’re testing your idea and gathering
feedback from users and customers. You’re developing a minimum viable product (MVP), building an
organization that can grow and refining processes to grow your revenue and impact.

Commitment

  • Attendance at workshops/networking events
  • Monthly advisor meetings
  • Regular updates and progress on your venture

Benefits

  • Access to service providers
  • Perks: discounts, memberships and software
  • Resources through members’ portal
  • Notify Me   
Soar

Soar

You’ve been working on your idea for a while and have made progress. You understand your market, have a sense of your business model and have assembled a team. You want to be part of a growing community.

 Commitment

  • From founders: 30 hours/week per seat minimum (dedicated desk) or 15 hours/week per seat minimum (hot desk) 
  • Monthly updates and progress on venture
  • End of Term progress updates 
  • Contributing to and collaborating with the entrepreneur community

 Benefits

  • All benefits available to Leap members, plus:
  • Hot desk or dedicated desk space in a co-working environment
  • Exclusive access to seed funding opportunities
  • Design and other support services
  • Meeting room space
  • Exclusive online resource portal
  • Student engagement/project support
  • Notify Me